How to Use a GoPro: Free GoPro Manual / Guide

Congratulations on your new GoPro! And welcome to ClickLikeThis. We love GoPro cameras and cover every aspect of these amazing cameras. Please feel free to browse around. For our most popular content, just scroll down. We hope you'll comment on specific posts – ask questions and help other users out.

Here's to your next adventure! – Bryan & Dena

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Best 4K Camera? GoPro vs 7 Best 4K Video Cameras (+8 Factors)

Sorting out the best 4K camera can be confusing. In this post, you'll learn how to choose the best 4K video camera - and see them compared against the best GoPro camera. You'll also learn ...
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GoPro handlebar mount

The Best GoPro Bike Handlebar Mount (Plus 6 Solid Runners Up)

A simple GoPro handlebar mount is a great way to film your next ride. In this post, you'll learn about the best mount, plus 6 great alternatives for mounting your camera to your bike's handlebars ...
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GoPro dash cam kit

How to Use GoPro as Dash Cam (and a Better Way) Best Settings, Gear, Tips

Can I use my GoPro as a dash cam? Yes, it is actually well suited for that setup. In this post, you'll learn how to configure your GoPro dash cam, including settings and mounting kit ...
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GoPro gimbal

The Best GoPro Gimbal for Stable Video (Plus 6 Stabilizer Runners Up)

For stable video, you can't do better than a GoPro gimbal. In this post, you'll learn about the best GoPro gimbal and some great runners up. You'll also learn how to choose the right stabilizer ...
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GoPro backpack

8 Best GoPro Backpacks for Hikers, Vloggers, and Travelers

Looking for the best way to carry all your GoPro gear? In this post, you'll learn about the best GoPro backpacks - for hikers, vloggers, and travelers. Most of these have built-in GoPro mounts. I ...
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Best GoPro selfie sticks

14 Best GoPro Selfie Sticks for Hikers, Vloggers, and Travelers

What's the best selfie stick for GoPro? In this post, you'll learn about 14 of the best GoPro selfie sticks and the factors to consider when choosing. 14 Best GoPro Selfie Sticks for Hikers, Vloggers, ...
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Best GoPro tripod

9 Best GoPro Tripods for Stable Shots (Lightweight, Transformers, Adapters)

If you're looking for a stable GoPro tripod, you're in the right place. In this post, you'll learn about both lightweight and transforming tripods specifically for your GoPro. Plus, you'll learn how to fit your ...
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Best GoPro car mounts

9 Best GoPro Car Mounts For Rock Solid Footage (Suction, Clamp, Dashboard)

To shoot stable video while driving requires a solid mount. In this post, you'll learn about the best GoPro car mount - including suction, clamp, and dashboard. First, we'll cover 6 factors to consider before ...
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GoPro helmet mount

12 Best GoPro Helmet Mounts: Motorcycle, Bike, Snowboard, Ski…

GoPro cameras were made for POV footage. In this post, you'll learn about the best GoPro helmet mounts with tips, photos and videos. So whether you want to film on your motorcycle, bike, or skis, these ...
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The Best GoPro Backpack Mount for POV Footage (Plus 5 Runners Up)

For your next hike, you're going to want a solid GoPro backpack mount. In this post, you'll learn about my favorite mount (it's rock solid) and 5 runners up (in case you need something a ...
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GoPro accessories

54 Best GoPro Accessories (Ultimate Guide) Basics, Vlogging, Tripods, Mounts

Sure, GoPro makes an amazing camera. But to get the most out of it, you'll need a few GoPro accessories. In this post, I cover 54 of the best accessories for GoPro, including underwater, tripods, ...
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GoPro nightlapse

13 Tips for GoPro Night Shooting: Guide to Settings, Composition, Gear

In this post, you'll learn about GoPro night shooting. This includes settings, setup, composition, and gear. There are lots of ways to shoot at night - we'll cover: timelapse (night lapse), driving, photography, and more ...
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GoPro driving

13 GoPro Driving Tips: Settings, Mounts, Composition to Film Your Trip

In this GoPro driving guide, you'll learn how to create videos and drive lapse of your trips. We include settings, gear, and shooting tips to help you capture your road trip. More of a motorcycle ...
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GoPro fishing

12 GoPro Fishing Tips: Guide to Settings, Accessories, Composition

Going fishing? Nice! In this GoPro fishing guide, you'll learn the best GoPro for fishing and the specific tips and settings for shooting and editing your footage. Plus, we include a list of the best ...
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GoPro snorkeling

GoPro Snorkeling Guide: 12 GoPro Snorkeling Tips (Settings, Mounts, Accessories, Composition)

So you're going snorkeling? Nice! Don't forget to bring your GoPro. This is what they were made for - high resolution, underwater video. In this post, you'll learn how to use your GoPro snorkeling - ...
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GoPro rock climbing

GoPro Rock Climbing Guide: 12 Tips, Plus Settings, Mounts, Accessories, Composition

So you want to film your next climb? There's no question - GoPro is your best choice. In this guide to GoPro rock climbing, you'll learn the settings, gear, and composition to consider so you ...
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GoPro Editing Software: 13 Best Video Editors for Beginners & Pros

Trying to sort out GoPro editing software? You're in the right place!

While GoPro makes it easy to shoot video, it takes the right software to edit all those clips into something useable and shareable.

Should I get a GoPro?

Should I Get a GoPro? 13 Things to Know (Before You Buy) Pros / Cons

If you're asking: “Should I get a GoPro?” this post will help. I'll cover 8 pros and 5 cons to buying a GoPro. By the end of the post, you'll know if this is the right type of camera for you. Check out the full post.

Not sure if GoPro is right for you? Here are the best GoPro alternatives.

How long does a GoPro battery last?

How Long Does a GoPro Battery Last? (8 Tips for Longer Life)

How long does a GoPro battery last? Here's the average life for Hero7, Hero6, Hero5 & Hero4.

And 8 tips to extend battery life and gear for extended shooting. Plus 8 tips to make your battery last longer. You'll also see some great accessories for extended shooting.

GoPro Guides for Beginners

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GoPro Time Lapse Guide: Settings, Gear and Tutorials

Ready to start shooting GoPro time lapse videos? In this guide, you'll learn the settings and gear you need to create your own. This guide includes a set of 5 detailed GoPro time lapse tutorials. Check out the full guide.

GoPro photography tips

16 GoPro Photography Tips for Great Photos: Hero7, Hero6, Hero5…

Here are 16 GoPro photography tips that will help you take control and get great photos – with your Hero7, Hero6, Hero5, or Hero4 cameras. Shooting great shots has never been easier.

GoPro Tips and Tricks for Beginners

16 GoPro Tips and Tricks (for Beginners): GoPro Photographers Share

In this post, you'll learn some great GoPro tips and tricks for beginners. you'll hear from 11 GoPro photographers. They are travel bloggers, tour operators, handboarders, and professional content creators.

Unique GoPro mounts

15 Most Unique GoPro Mounts for Capturing Your Adventures

These unique GoPro mounts will make your GoPro an even more versatile camera. You can mount it just about anywhere! In this post, we're going to highlight the best unique mounts that will help you add spice to your GoPro footage.

Should You Get a GoPro

What is Protune on GoPro? (Explained with Side-by-Side Photos)

If you're asking What is Protune on GoPro? you're not alone. It's kind of confusing. You've probably heard a little bit about it. But, what is it? Where is it? And what's it for? Protune is a set of features that enhance the footage you capture with your GoPro.

GoPro half underwater photos

How to Shoot Half Underwater GoPro Photos (Tips & Gear)

Want to shoot your own half underwater GoPro photos? Here are the mounts (dome port) and tips  you'll need to start shooting amazing over/underwater shots!

GoPro Manual for Specific Sports

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GoPro Surfing Guide: 13 Tips, Plus Settings, Mounts, Composition

Here are 13 tips for shooting GoPro surfing footage, including settings, composition, and protune. Plus, I've included the 5 best GoPro accessories for surfing. There's a video from each mount, so you can see what type of footage each surf mount can get.

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GoPro Motorcycle Guide: 11 Tips, Plus Settings, Mounts, Composition…

Do you want to film your ride with a GoPro camera? In this post, you'll get 11 GoPro motorcycle tips, including settings, mounts, and accessories for shooting on your next ride. The four videos in this GoPro motorcycle guide will help you get setup and shooting.

GoPro snorkeling

GoPro Snorkeling Guide: 12 Tips (Settings, Mounts, Accessories, Composition)

So you're going snorkeling? Nice! Don't forget to bring your GoPro. This is what they were made for – high resolution, underwater video. In this post, you'll learn how to use your GoPro snorkeling – plus the mounts, settings, and tips to get amazing footage. Check out the full guide.

GoPro Guides for Watersports

GoPro diving

Going Diving? Best GoPro Settings, Tips, and Gear for Scuba Diving

In this post, you'll learn 5 GoPro settings for diving. We also include gear, tips, and more to help you get the best underwater footage and photos while scuba diving.

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How to Use GoPro Underwater: 12 Tips + 7 Aquatic Accessories

In this post, you'll learn how to use GoPro underwater. These underwater tips and accessories will help you take great underwater shots right away. Before you head out on your next adventure, take a few minutes to review these tips.

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How to Install the GoPro Bodyboard Mount (Plus 4 Alternative Mounts)

In this post, you'll learn how to install the GoPro bodyboard mount. And you'll also find tips for shooting while bodyboarding. And I include 4 alternative mounts for bodyboarding – in case you don't want to drill a hole in your new board.

GoPro Animal Photography

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How to Use a Selfie Stick for Better Animal Photos

Want to learn how to use a selfie stick for better animal photos? Here are the tips and tricks you need to shoot better animal photos. In this post, you'll learn how to use a selfie stick – to take something other than selfies.

GoPro macro photography

Introduction to GoPro Macro Photography: 16 Tips Plus Best Lenses

GoPro macro photography – really?! GoPro built their brand on action and sports photography. But that's not all it's good for. Here's how to turn your action cam into a macro camera.


GoPro Bird Photography: Best Bird Feeder Camera (Setup and Tips)

If you love birding, you're going to love this GoPro bird photography idea. It's going to make capturing great footage a lot easier.

GoPro skateboarding

GoPro Skateboarding Guide: 17 Tips, Settings, Mounts, and Composition

Ready to film your tricks and travels? In this GoPro skateboarding guide, you'll learn how to improve your footage and edits. Tips include: types of shots, storytelling, best settings, and the gear you should consider. You'll also learn how to choose the best GoPro camera for filming skateboarding.

GoPro biking

GoPro Biking Guide: 13 Tips for Road & Mountain Bikers: Settings, Mounts…

Ready to film your next ride? In this guide to GoPro biking, you'll learn the tips, settings and gear you'll need to capture your full adventure. We also cover the best GoPro for both mountain and road biking – and the best GoPro mounts for each sport. Let's do this!

11 Best Solar Panels for Camping

11 Best Solar Panels for Camping: Charge Your Batteries (GoPro, iPhone, Tablet)

It's too bad that canoes don't come with power outlets. Then camping would be perfect. In this post, you'll learn about the 11 best solar panels for camping and hiking.